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Poster: light into ashes Date: Mar 14, 2013 9:28pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Weir & jazz

I know you've posted about David Murray & the Dead before; have you heard this David Murray Octet show where Weir & Lesh guest on some Dead songs?
http://archive.org/details/BobWeir1997-03-06.DavidMurray.DAUD1648.Flac

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Poster: jerlouvis Date: Mar 14, 2013 10:34pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weir & jazz

bkidwell and I were discussing sax players and the Dead in some context I can't remember and I posted some links for him.Thanks for posting it though if I hadn't heard it I would have been thrilled.

http://archive.org/post/385405/david-murray-gd-members

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Poster: light into ashes Date: Mar 14, 2013 11:02pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weir & jazz

Ah, I thought you'd brought it up before; but at least the whole show's up on the Archive now.
I had a difficult time picking out Lesh or Weir in the samples I heard, but it's still a unique interpretation of some of the Dead catalog.

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Poster: jerlouvis Date: Mar 15, 2013 9:23am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weir & jazz

This version of the octet is not the stellar line up that was on the album or on tour in support of the album.The recording on my thread from the GD Hour is a sbd and you really can hear all the instruments more clearly(not a knock on the fine audience tape made by Mr.Barbato),although Phil's bass could be louder in the mix.I would have to say that the music wasn't much different than what I saw without Phil or Bob joining in.I'm assuming Phil is the lone bass on the GD portion of the show since it doesn't sound like two basses and if you listen closely you can hear Weir's more rhythm like style and it seems he is a little tentative.

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